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Explore Hancock Park houses for sale | One of LA’s most prominent neighborhoods, Hancock Park was developed in the 1920s by the Hancock family whose wealth came from oil drilling profits from nearby Rancho Las Palmas. As a backdrop to many film and television series, Hancock Park is a lush oasis in the middle of the city. The neighborhood is filled with many historic and distinctive properties. There is a sophisticated enclave of architectural styles here ranging from Italian-Revival, Tudor and Spanish to Colonial and Traditional, most of which were constructed in the early 20th century. Celebrated architects John Austin, Paul Williams, and Wallace Neff have all contributed to the stunning appearance of the neighborhood. Many of the residences are set on large lots along tree-lined streets, with picturesque facades. The neighborhood was home to many stars of The Golden Age, Howard Hughes, Nat King Cole and Mae West among them. The neighborhood continues to draw celebrities, industry executives and families alike who love the balanced, calming lifestyle here. Within Hancock Park lies the Hancock Park HPOZ, (Historic Preservation Overlay Zone), ensuring the beauty of this historic neighborhood will remain intact in the years to come.

Larchmont Village is a quaint old-town shopping district within Hancock Park. Here retail boutiques, restaurants and cafes are just a short jaunt away from the residential areas of the neighborhood. Its convenient location offers quick access to nearby studios and offers the perfect work life balance. If you welcome a retreat from the fast-paced city lifestyle yet want easy access to a thriving retail and restaurant community, this notable area may be right for you. Contact Beyond Shelter for additional Hancock Park houses for sale.

Location: Hancock Park is bordered on the north by Hollywood, on the east by the Wilshire Center, on the south by Mid-Wilshire, and on the west by the Fairfax District. The neighborhood surrounds the grounds of the Wilshire Country Club.